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    February 5, 2013
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>> good morning police are investigating a hit and run and his bird at least four people injured, we will have a live report coming out. >> and the boy scouts of america meeting today to consider their ban on gay members. >> the 49ers are, and the bay area today bancos jim harbaugh texas and to thank his fans. >> allow clouds right now, to the jurors sitting in the '40's and '50's. satellite and radar show cloud cover impacting the bay area. clouds will linger into the afternoon. highs will be in the mid to upper 50s, we will have big changes. wet weather had our way thursday and to friday, full details straight ahead. 7:01 a.m.
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and here is george with the commute. >> we are not tracking in the hot spots, a moderate ride at the bay bridge toll plaza was down. through the east bay we picked up some slower traffic for the nimitz freeway and interstate 80. it is moderate to heavy. moderate to heavy conditions for the south bay and peninsula is still delay free. >> police and his bird are investigating a hit-and-run crash on nearly one road. mike pelton is there were on the scene with the latest. >> it happened in this crosswalk which is on crossed through road just south of leland drive. when the sun goes down it is nice and bright now but when the sun goes down it is pitch black out here. there are no street lights surrounding
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this crosswalk. you can see cars and it is a busy roadway. around 6:00 last night a vehicle hit a woman and three children. you did see one of the children on a stretcher as well as a couple bikes in a stroller in the road. children are very young. the vehicle that all four of them but only three needed to go to the hospital. one child was airlifted to oakland's children's hospital. i spoke with a neighbor and he said this crosswalk is anything but safe. >> it's pretty dangerous. people go too fast a lot of times. people are jogging and walking it is pretty crowded area out here people. people drive their here and have no regard for pedestrians. >> we are working to learn the conditions of the four victims to see how they're doing this morning. james we
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will bring you any information as soon as we get it. >> we look forward to those updates, thank you mike. >> addition of 1.4 million signatures was delivered to the irving texas headquarters of the boy scouts of america, urging the organization to end its ban on gay members and leaders. why the people delivering the petitions is eric anderson of more ride out california whose son ryan was the night in eagle scout badge last year because he is openly gay. scott executives said they were considering dropping the national ban during a three day meeting that began saturdayesterday. on saturday ts governor rick perry, an eagle scout told reporters he thought the ban should stay.
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>> police are searching for two suspects they say who brutally attacked an elderly woman during a home invasion in san jose. you're looking at a sketch of one of the suspects. they said it all started last friday night with a 75 year-old woman out of this 2 men outside trying to break into her daughter's car. the woman opened all window and tried to scare away. that's when seat they blessed are repeatedly in the face and kicked her and the rebs. she suffered a fractured nose, two black eyes and other injuries. >> culture harbaugh was expected to speak more about the game at his 11:00 a.m. press conference. you can flip over at 11:00 this morning to count as channel
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193. yesterday the fans were there for the niners. they were still celebrating and congratulating them on a battle that was lost but hard and well thought. jim harbaugh gave a thank you. >> (cheers & applause) >> bank you very much! it was a great run, thanks for all of your support. >> we will be hearing from jim harbaugh of this morning. there be a live on that 247193 comcast channel. >> the average price of gas continues to go both
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nationally and here in the bay area. the national average for february is expected to go over $4 a gallon. we have a live report from kron4 is a reporter jackie sissel coming up in the next half hour or so. police are searching for at eight gunmen who they say shot two women and as a with another one and an attempted robbery near sambar's as goes the university. it happened early sunday morning near garfield it begs the street. police say a struggle ensued and that's what the suspect shot her in the neck. they say the suspect then struggled as that of the men's shot her and a lag before running away empty-handed. all three victims were transported to san francisco general hospital and treated for their injuries
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>> police of livermore are asking for residents in the southern part of the city to lock their doors and windows. there's been rise in home burglaries. most of the burglaries are happening during the day. 7078 am and here's a look at the golden gate bridge. traffic is moving well.
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>> traffic headed into san francisco where it is 48 degrees, looking for a high of 55 this afternoon. >> a hearing just wrapping up moments ago for a georgia zimmerman. he is charged with second-degree murder of shooting death of a tray by martin. --trayvon. martin would have turned 18 years old today. at the trial is scheduled to start june 10th. the defense is seeking a trial delay, but prosecutors are objecting.
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the shootings one-year anniversary is february 26th. new this morning out of this again of possible, explosion at a home about 15 minutes outside of detroit. this is an melvindale, michigan. firefighters a handicapped man lives in the home is reportedly not been accounted for. it is unclear whether he was in the home when the explosion happened. >> if that we've ignored it would have happened? >> i'm with you mark, i'm on the fence about this. >> i will ask it gary about
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it. then we will move on. >> i thought i would just throw that out there, it should have been us. >> midst of b.c. is recalling about 111400 of its i_miev electric cars across the country because a break, can fail. the automaker says the recall affects 2012 models made from december 2, 2011 through the timber seventh 2012. a defective vacuum pump and stop working. that will reduce breaking power, increase stopping distances and raise the risk of a crash. it's easy says no crashes are injuries have been reported. the problem was discovered when the company got a complaint from a customer and japan. >> we will take a break,
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here is a live look at the south bay. the traffic backing up possibly its ads but that is just the metering lights. we'll be back with more in a moment.
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>> 5:00 pm and end
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livermore it is 47 degrees. at the high will be 56 this afternoon. and george does cough to. >> we are attacking a delay in the nimitz freeway south bound and it is also affecting the northbound right. it is a minor accident, clear to the shoulder. no. 880 backed up from 238, southbound traffic backed down from 98 ave headed down toward marine that have a new. the bay bridge ride is not looking badly at all. and the westbound direction the drive times are 12 to 14 minutes. a little less of your coming from the nimitz. we have seen the back up and at about 8:00 or 8:15 a.m. when we are not tracking the incidents. 11 to 30 minutes
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drive time from the san mateo bridge, no problems here. the golden gate bridge 1 01 southbound is still an easy drive across the span. drive times 29 to 32 minutes from about the golden gate bridge. >> take a look at this! the remember? george and i remember it the! 1976 and bay area, not kidding you february 5th. you may remember it but cars and buses and rose were covered. kids have a lot of fun, we had a sliding video and their 2. a little bit of some movsnow falls but this was real. >> actually, we could see a
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light dusting of snow and our mt. areas thursday and friday. another rainmaker coming this way and a cold front is passing through the bay area. when a lot of cloud cover right now, no moisture associated with it. we're looking live amount tam cam and it is kind of foggy in some spots and gray as you start off your morning. the clouds are keeping temperatures on the warmer side. upper '40's in hayward. into the afternoon mid to upper 50s. temperatures cooler than yesterday. mountain view 57, 56 fremont. yesterday we made it to the mid-60s and livermore. today only 56. 56 castro valley, 58 danville, it down and san francisco mid-50s, 53 ocean beach, 57 petaluma. satellite and
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radar show low cloud cover over the bay area. we're not seeing any rain right now. we have changes to talk about. future cast four highlights of p.m. wednesday night all of this rain off shore. the storm from will bring light rain to our area, as head of finance. 10th thunderstorm possibility from thursday into friday. after that dry weather, clear skies and plenty of sunshine. overall pretty stable weather as we start the next work week. let's take it up to decide how -- tahoe sierra tahoe a base of 39 in. squaw valley is reporting a base of 24 to 96
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in.. >> here is a quick look at the bay bridge. we are talking to ingestion. >> right now it looks ok but they did a study be released this morning by texas a&m and spurred transportation institute breaking the bay area as one of the most top congested traffic spots in the country, causing commuter is $121 billion in wasted time and fuel. that is an average of $818 per person per year. the worst traffic is washington d.c.. lots and closed at zero is at no. 2 and 4 and 5 were new york and boston. in the bay area drivers wait 61 hours a year in traffic, that is on top of how long
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it should normally take you to get to your destination. >> new details about the promise of prime suspect in the kevin collins kidnapping. the salmon's as go of the auction made national headlines in 1984. dan therrien the web by the nickname kelly said the last few years of his life crippled with arthritis. if former employer told kron4 that she is surprised that he is a suspect in a decade old mystery. she's as you are from hong, occasionally plaza pa,, occasionally painted custom home furnishing and fix old cars. he also had a long time carter named jack out.partner name jack chow. they
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weren't together for more than 30 years and he is not believed to be a suspect in the collins case. chow was so distraught over the death of his partner in 2008 he picked up and moved to canada. officials say a five-year old boy has a safely freed after officers stormed an underground bunker in alabama and shot his 65 year old armed captors to death. agents arrested a child yesterday from the gunman who they say was becoming increasingly agitated. the government has identified it as jimmy lee dykes. authorities say he took the child from a crowded bus late last month after they wish to the driver. >> we don't have to agree on everything to agree it is time to do something. we can make the difference, it is our responsibility. >> the president says the ban on military-style assault weapons and 10 room
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limit for magazines should be implemented. government records show a tour bus that crashed and killed seven people in southern california sunday night at least 22 said the violations, including trouble with its brakes. the bus careened out of control in the san burn the imam's near ukiah bob. we have learned right issues were noted at least three inspections since 2011. the same sort of set also flagged eight times for me as problems in the last four months. the bus was carrying a group from tijuana mexico returning from a ski trip when the bus slammed into two other vehicles. five women, a man and a 13 year-old boy were killed. >> we are going to take a break and be back with more headlights in just a couple of minutes. a live look at our bay bridge approach. more headlines and a moment.
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>> we have an accident on the nimitz freeway, a multicar crash not blocking lanes. there's so many vehicles involved northbound to davis so a continues to slow the southbound ride on southbound 880. >> your tuesday forecast is
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cloudy out there. it will remain cloudy and to the afternoon. big changes as we head into the end of the work week. a full forecast coming up and my next report. >> police and pittsburg are searching for a hit-and-run driver blew injured a woman and her two young children. the incident happened on grass you drive an eerily lit road last night. one of the victims was on a bike and the other was in a stroller. all three victims were taken to hospital. police have not yet released a suspect description. >> boeing is asking the faa to allow test flights of the 787 dream liner while the investigators were to uncover the source of the aircraft battery problems. a spokesperson for boeing said it is still waiting for response from the faa. a federal probe into electrical fires as brown
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and all 50 boeing 787 dream liner is are around the world. u.s. regulators and i identified as because of the fire is but the focus is on the lithium ion batteries manufactured by a japanese supplier. 58 customers around the globe have ordered 848 of the $200 million debt. they're now grounded. white house officials say president obama will ask congress to come up with tens of billions of dollars in short-term spending cuts and tax revenue to put off the automatic cuts across the board that art scheduled to kick in march 1st. heat the president will make his request tuesday afternoon and a public statement at the white house. the automatic cuts, if they're allowed to proceed, could require widespread layoffs and indiscriminately affect defense programs in domestic spending accounts. white house officials say congress needs more time to work out a 10 year plan worth more
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than one trillion and deficit reduction. >> jackie sissel the live in san francisco taking a look at the gas prices. >> they are going up. this past january was the second most expensive january ever for gasoline. the chevron and standards as the $3.95 as the guest for regular unleaded gasoline. it is up 24¢ in the last month. these numbers are brought to you by triple a, four california. $3.93 is the average. that is up 33¢ and last month, up 14¢ and as the last seven days. that
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puts us second only to hawaii as the most exquisite gas in the nation. in the bay area we are hovering around the california average. sampras's go $3.93, oakland $3.85, san jose $3.87. the big question is why are we paying so much for all of this gas? it is a multitude of reasons. one because the economy is doing well and speculators are driving up the cost of gas. the second is that the price of crude oil. it is up to 95 to zero hundred dollars a barrel. the third and probably biggest reason why we're paying so much right now is because all lot of these refineries are starting to switch over to the summer/spring that land. production is down. supply and demand, the price goes up. the bad is it, the
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worst news according to most analysts, prices could increase all the way through april. >> that is a bit of budgeting. >> americans are apparently coming out 4% of their incomes into buying gasoline. the energy department says u.s. households spend an average of just over $2,900 on gasoline last year. that is the highest level in four years. the percentage rates similar levels and 2008 when a red hot black economy and panic over dwindling surprising gets prices through the roof. the nationwide average price per gallon of regular gas at $3.60 last year, also a record high. >> police have released the name of a teenager and was found dead in a fair fell apart last week. investigators are still try to figure out who killed her
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and why. 13 year old genelle conway is body was discovered friday morning at allen would park. family members say the taser was strangled the police, who been investigating the crime are not yet confirming that. investigators as a victim live with a foster family in nearby seaside city. she boarded a school bus there is a warning in the seating class, but never made it home thursday afternoon. is that grandmother was is one of the many people as in the park monday to pay their respects. >> we are heartbroken. today is to show the support that my family has for her loss. >> it is those that are live had in this way. >> please allow this surveillance video that they are coming through as a part of their investigation. >> 6:36 a.m. and traveling all right here as they make
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their way to the san ramon valley. we'll leave act a couple of minutes.
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>> welcome back. this is just end. olympic champion lindsey vonn was airlifted to a hospital after she crashed during the opening date super g at the alpine skiing world championships in australia. here is a picture of her getting airlift. vonn was immediately attended to by the race and medical officials and she was transported to a nearby hospital by helicopter, the statement said " that vonn, 28, one of the downhill gold in the 2010 olympics in vancouver and is a four
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time overall by alpine world cup champion. >> logan couture looking for his sixth goal of the season is just nine games. late first period, they were scoreless. conture is right out in front of poke the puck in the net and put up his sixth goal of the year. one to zero sharks. third period, they were tied 1 and 1. check out the slap shot over anti niemmi's left shoulder, two to one anaheim. the final the ducks 12 to 1. it is the sharks' first regulation loss. >> while authorities
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investigate the cause of a 34 minute superbowl blackout, documents show that the super dome officials were fall about losing power of the big game. officials warned in october memo that test on the domes of electrical feeders showed decay and " a chance of failure. " the state is engineering staff also had concerns regarding the reliability of the power service to the dome. >> more than 108 million people watched the super bowl. a huge number, but not record-setting. the nielsen company said sunday's game was the third most viewed program in television history. both the 2010 and the 2011 games hit 111 million.
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>> sports fans bet a record of 98.9 million at nevada casinos on the super bowl. the gaming control board showed that the sports books made more than $7 million on all the action. the previous nevada record was set in 2006, when gamblers wagered $94.5 million. if the casino says that they lost big on proposition bet, including a long shot on whether there would be a safety. >> coming up on kron 4 morning news we will take a quick break, but first, a quick programming reminder. the woman accused of running a multimillion- dollar prostitution ring out of her new york apartment says that she is ready to come clean to dr. phil. will she name names?
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you can't find out right here on kron 4 at 10:00 a.m..
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>> welcome back the time is 7:46 a.m.. we are continuing to track a hot spot on the mimic freeway. we have had a few incidents in the northbound and direction and the southbound direction. the most recent has been northbound at davis. there were minor injuries involved and there are a number of emergency crews on the scene. the southbound is
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naso out oakland for your ride into hayward. this will not affect your ride to the oakland airport. if tobacco growers you may start to see an impact. >> here is a bridge to check for you. the bay bridge was doing quite well. the drive time is lighter than usual. it is 12 to 14 minutes depending on your approach. the san mateo bridge highway 92 has heavy traffic but it is only still a 13 minute drive time. the golden gate bridge is still a good ride and there is heavier traffic in northern iran. they're still under 40 minutes. >> it is foggy outside and you concede this from the shot from our mt. cam. it is
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47 degrees currently in pleasanton and 49 degrees in fremont. there is widespread fog that we are contending with. this is something that we generally deal with in the summer months but we will see a mixture as we head into the afternoon. it is 58 degrees in fairfield. the temperatures will be a little bit cooler than yesterday. satellite and radar shows that we are dry for now but a cold front will coming from thursday and friday. we are having plenty of sunshine as we head into the weekend. >> it is 7:48 a.m.. let's talk about what is happening right now in baltimore. the ravens are celebrating perry ed maybe, if we ignore them
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it would not have happened to. >> were you that upset yesterday? >> you are a battered performer. >> i did not watched the super bowl. i was a little bit confused. the thing that caught my eyes was when the guy kick the ball when he started running. i was like this was pretty exciting. >> are you talking about a hundred and 80 yd return? >> they did have a blackout. >> it turned out to be a good thing for the 49ers when they had a blackout. >> a lot of people do not want to limit this but this is a way to prove that baltimore gave them a chance
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to regroup doing that. >> this was a conspiracy. this is what we were talking about. s: as i heard that the referees were bad. >> it is only window losing team has something to say. >> how all of frank of gore stating that they were actually better. do you feel the same way? >> i was it about both of the brothers. gore should not have said that perry ed harbaugh was blaming the referees after the game. >> the better way to do it, in the heat of the moment you always say the issue should not say. just watch what he says at 11:00 a.m..
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the probable not have any excuses today. >> the team has a meeting today and they're packing up their lockers. i feel that they made a good show in perry ed big brother, against little brother. >> i feel like the 49ers did play well. >> if you are the second best team in the world and that's pretty good. >> if they feel that bad about the damage to go have some of that free putting. jell-o is giving them putting. this will make us feel better. here you go jim you lost a super bowl here some pudding. >> i wonder what would they have given them as they had won. all right putting.
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>> if a formal bowen, to the rest of the world like soccer, you heard about this big scandal about the fix in the matches. they are looking at close to 700 games worldwide that were fixed. there stating that there were some top of organized stuffed born on in asia. >> some of these games were involved. >> i am wrong person to a talk to us about soccer. when that have so much attention like this nobody is going to risk their polk rover over a match. when you
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get syndicates and mobsters invest you just won a live i guess. >> sl was one of our sports players with this level, they did not say which teams are involved at this point. >> i guess we should probably send our team over there to investigate. >> this has been proven? >> there have been 50 people that have been arrested. this is a 19th month probe that they have been investigating. they have been talk about these allegations for years but now i guess it is really happening. >> the super bowl may be was
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fixed, then add the 49ers loss.t. >> will listen to jim harbaugh today at 11:00 a.m.. where will be right back. mom, i invited justin over for lunch. good. no, not good. he's a vegetarian and he's going to be here in 20 minutes! [ mom ] don't stress. we can figure this out.
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>> the top stories we are following. we do have a new update in a hit and run crash in pittsburgh that
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injured three people. we have a live report coming up. >> the boy scouts of america are meeting today to consider their ban on gay members. we will talk about the bay area man who is involved with the movement to reverse the ban. >> plus, the 49ers are home in the bay area today. coach jim harbaughond to thank his fans. >> as we continue to monitor delays on interstate 880. we have been tracking this for about an hour. it started with a northbound crash and then is southbound crash happened. the most recent accident was northbound 880 at davis. also, we are looking at new and delays. this is the ride on 680
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south bound out of concord. we are incident free and we're not tracking any accidents but this slower than usual traffic. >> we are waking up to widespread 40's. that afternoon the clouds will stick around perry ed it will be a chilly evening and we're back in the 40's. we have big changes for thursday and friday. >> we are following this developing story out a pittsburg. police in paris are investigating a hit and run crash. it happened on crest of view drive near li lin wrote last night. off to get you more news faster we will turn to mike pelton. >> this happened about 5 to 45 yesterday. a car that was
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driven by a 24 year-old struck a woman and her children. they were on bikes and one child was in a stroller. they were released from the hospital last night and the 29 year-old mother will be released this morning. the suspect is in the county jail and he faces a felony of hit and run crashes. i spoke to a woman as she stated that this intersection as always causing problems. >> people, just need to slow down. cars just slide down the street all the time. i am not surprised that something like this has happened. >> this was just bound to happen. the drivers in this area are just too wild. >> every day-as well lit.
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once this is done, the neighbor stated that they do not have very many streetlights are wrong and that when the sun goes down it is very dark out here. for now, they have ruled out alcohol as a factor. >> in other bay area news police are looking for two suspects. a woman noticed two men that were tried to break into a hard daughter's car. the woman look outside through a window and then she was attacked by one of the robbers.
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>> i heard a car alarm go off and i saw this woman yelling out of the window perry ed the suspects to jump through her window and started beating her. >> the elderly woman was punched repeatedly in the face and she was kicked in the ribs. she suffered a fractured nose, two black eyes and other injuries. her son-in-law says that though she is sore, she is doing well. >> new this morning, and former boy scout leaders and activists and delivered a petition with 1.4 million signatures to the irving, texas headquarters of the boy scouts of america. they are urging that the
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organization would like to end the ban on gay members and leaders. scouting executive said that they were considering dropping the national ban during a three day meeting that began yesterday. on saturday, texas gov. rick perry, an eagle scout, told reporters that he thought that the ban should stay. on sunday, president obama said on cbs that the boy scouts should drop the ban, a decision is expected to be reached by tomorrow. >> later this morning we will hear from san francisco forty-niners head coach jim harbaugh. the team came back home to the bay area yesterday afternoon. the niners will be giving interviews about the super bowl after their meeting at 9:00 a.m.. coach harbaugh is expected to speak or about the game at his 11:00 a.m. press conference. we will
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carry that for you live on our 247 news channel, which is comcast 193. the niners came home yesterday to crowds of fans. jim harbaugh gave a brief thank-you as he drove a way. in addition to speaking with the media one less time this season, today the team will clean out their lockers as they launched off into all season. >> the average price of gas continues to go up both nationally and here in the bay area. the national average for february is expected to go over $4 a gallon. we will have a live report from kron4 jackies sizzle coming up.
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>> coming up on kron 4 morning news. could drivers from the bay area sit in as much traffic as drivers in los angeles? we will talk about a new study after the break. >> plus, we are watching your forecast. we will take you back more than three decades to something we have not seen in the bay area in a while. >> we now know cause of the blast that killed more than three dozen people in mexico last week. we will have that coming up at 8:26 a.m.. [ female announcer ] this is a special message from at&t. [ male announcer ] it's no secret that the price of things just keeps going up. [ female announcer ] but we have some good news. it's our bundle price promise. [ male announcer ] a price you can definitely count on for two whole years. from at&t.
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>> the dow is up by hundred
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and 18 perry ed we are also sent positive gains for nasdaq and the s&p 500. we do have home prices going up. the founder of and dale is now want to take it private. >> traffic in the bay area is only getting worse. this is to the point that we now have tied loss angeles for having some of the worst traffic spots in the country. here is a live look right now from the bay bridge toll plaza. a new study by the texas a&m transportation institute ranks san francisco bay area as the second most congested metro area for traffic in the country. that ties loss angeles. >> here is a double live
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look from washington, d.c. in the bay bridge. d.c. was rated the worst place for traffic congestion. here is a list of the top five were cities for traffic. d.c. gets the top spots, with a driver spotted an average of 67 hours per year in traffic. l.a. and the bay area both come in at no. 2, with 61 hours on average per year. no. 4 is the new york city greater area and boston rounds out the top five. we wanted to know how bad your commute has been in the bay area, here is what some of you share with us on our kron4 facebook fan page this morning. >> marisol lopez, stated "
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commute from fairfield to downtown san francisco takes one hour in the morning and approximately one hour and half on the return, on a good date door to door. " >> abbey quento, stated " i commute from san jose to los altos. which should only take me 50 minutes to get to, but with traffic, it takes about one hour. and no i cannot handle it. it drives me insane. >> if you want to weigh in on this study, join the conversation on our face book page. tell us how long your commute is from point a
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to point b. by the way, the easiest major city to get around in, is a raleigh door ham, north carolina. >> coming up on kron 4 door ham, north carolina. >> coming up on kron 4 morning news. well, well, well. growing up, we didn't have u-verse. we couldn't record four shows at the same time. in my day, you were lucky if you could record two shows. and if mom was recording her dumb show and dad was recording his dumb show then, by george, that's all we watched. and we liked it! today's kids got it so good. [ male announcer ] get u-verse tv for just $19 a month for 1 year when you bundle tv and internet. rethink possible. whe♪ yeeeowwww! ♪ hot mess and internehot mess hot mess ♪ ♪ you're a hot kind of love you set me on fire ♪
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>> welcome back. we continue to monitor this hot spot. there was a series of accidents and san leandro. there were also an earlier occurring problem in hayward. between 238 and 92. we will see slower than usual traffic and about an 18 minute drive time out of san leandro. the northbound
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ride has improved at 580. a lot of people are using this as an alternate route. the amendment is are approving and hopefully it will not last this long. the bay bridge has been singing good condition. seeing good conditioe golden gate bridge commute is a little heavy right now but it has now slowed the traffic southbound. there are really no delays. norden marin is still holding good. >> remember, when you have to walk to school. a i remember the day. today marks the 37 anniversary of
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a rare bay area snow day. it has been called the snow storm of 1976. snow blanketed the bay area on february 5th, 37 years ago. this is video taken from our archives. you can see snow covering cars and roads. but as for today, let's check in with erica. >> we could see just a dusting perry ed thursday into a friday we will have rain in the bay area. the higher elevations may see a dusting of snow. this is something that we will continue to monitor. it will
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be a pretty nice day later. into the afternoon we will have mid to upper 50s. redwood city is coming in at 58 degrees and 57 is expected for sunnyvale perry ed fairfield will be at 58 am walnut creek will be at 58. satellite radar shows that it is dry for now. future cast 4 shows that wednesday night about 11:00 p.m. you will see the rain started to approach the bay area. by 3:00 a.m. we may pick up light rain. your kron 4 a seven-hour round the bay shows that rain will be in the pitcher for the thursday and friday. we will have dry weather as we head into the weekend. >> let's go to tahoe to check out the ski reports.
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there is no new snow to report. north star has a base of 36 to 79 in. of snow. squaw valley has about 24 to 96 in.. >> new this morning, and update in the case against george zimmerman. the neighborhood watch leader accused of shooting florida teenager, treyvon martin. a judge this morning " to the night " a defense request to delay the trial. zimmerman as attorneys asked the judge to push the trial from mid june back to november claiming that the prosecution has been slow in turning over needed evidence. the judge disagreed and stated that the attorneys have had enough time to review the case. zimmerman is claiming
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he acted in self-defense and shooting martin last year. he has pleaded not guilty to second-degree murder. >> we are also keeping our eye on a story out of michigan. a possible explosion in a home about 15 minutes south of detroit. this happens in melvindale, michigan. firefighters say a handicapped man lives in the home and was reliant on oxygen. firefighters found his body inside of the home. >> bay area news, we are learning new details about the prime suspect in the kevin collins kidnapping. the san francisco adduction made national headlines in 1984. dan therrien, who went by the name kelly spent on the last few years of his life crippled with arthritis. a former employer
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told kron 4, that she is surprised that he is a suspect in the decades old mystery. she says, that he worked from home and vocationally painted custom home furnishings and fix old cars. >> contra costa, the emergency crews are investigating what caused a delivery driver struck to catch on fire. this happened yesterday afternoon at the phillips 66 refinery. authorities say that the driver was injured when an unknown leaking chemicals spilled in the back of his truck. hazmat crews were called to the scene, where they identified the spills product and remove hazardous material from the scene. >> candlestick park is set to be demolished once the 49ers vacated for santa
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clara. once home to the giants, the 49ers using it in a 1971 and will leave after the next nfl season. under an agreement with the city, candlestick park's developer is required to demolish the stadium. the demolition will likely occur within a few weeks after the developer takes it over. after that, the plan is to replace the stadium with retail space and possibly a new smaller ring up. >> nationals, officials say five year-old boy has been safely freed after officers stormed an underground bunker in alabama. agents rescue the child just a day from the gun man who they say was becoming increasingly agitated. the gunmen have been identified as the jimmy lee dykes. authorities say that he
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took the child from a crowded school bus late last month after fatally shooting the driver. the child had been held captive ever since. >> we will be right back. ♪
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mexico's attorney general says separate explosion that killed more than a dothree dozen people at the headquarters of the country's state run the oil companies was caused by natural gas. investigators say built up in the basement of the building was likely sparked by the electrical fault. 37 people were killed and dozens more injured in the blast. >> new this morning, president obama will ask for congress today to come up with tens of billions of dollars in short-term spending cuts and tax revenue. it is to put off the automatic cuts across the board that our scheduled
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to kick again next month. the automatic cuts, if they are allowed to proceed, could require widespread layoffs and affect defense programs and domestic spending accounts. this move will allow congress to work. >> still ahead on kron 4 morning news. a new request by boeing this morning as the probe into the 787 dream liner continues. plus, gas prices are rising around the country and here in the bay area. we will have a live report coming up. we will also check your forecast and your commute when the kron 4 morning news continues.
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and we liked it! today's kids got it so good. [ male announcer ] get u-verse tv for just $19 a month for 1 year when you bundle tv and internet. rethink possible. >> welcome back it is 8:29 a.m.. san francisco right now was 48 degrees and the high this afternoon will be 55. >> conditions right now look like we're waking up to some cloudy skies out there. it into the afternoon
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temperatures will be in the mid to upper 50s. tomorrow, sunshine and cool weather continues. we have wet weather in the forecast by the end of the week. full details on that later on. >> the ride out of castro valley along to 38 into san leandro has at delays and the nimitz freeway dort northbound. there are no good alternatives for you. 580 is also slow going into downtown oakland. it is improving and that limits freeway but the backup person is getting to it westbound from interstate 580. >> police in pittsburg and have arrested at 8 hit and run driver who hit a woman and her two young children. the driver has been identified as 2324 year old
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noe delgado of its bird. the battle did not show any obvious signs of intoxication and he is being held on $50,000 bail at country jail and martinez. >> new this morning boeing has asked the federal aviation administration to allow test flights of the 787 dream liner while investigators were to uncover the source of the aircraft batteries problems. a boeing spokesman said it was still waiting for response from the faa. a federal probe into electrical fires has drawn appalled 50 boeing 787 dream liner is around the world. u.s. regulators have not yet identified the cause of fires but the focus is on the lithium ion batteries manufactured by a japanese supplier. 58 customers
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around the globe have ordered 848 of the $200 million at its. we will have to see where the investigation goes from here. >> 8:32 a.m. and we are watching gas prices rise in the bay area. jackie sissel are so reporter is in san francisco >> january was the it second high as january ever. they anticipate gas prices will continue to go up in february also. how high? in san francisco is at $3.95. the national average is at $3.53. that is up 24¢. in the state of california we do not pay anywhere near that. according to aaa california is sitting at
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$3.93. this is up 33¢ and a month. the real number is 14¢ and just the last seven days. that puts us second in the nation only after hawaii for the most expensive gas in the country. in the bay area the prices are up also. san francisco $3.93, that is the state average. oakland at $3.85, san jose $3.87. analysts say the reason for the high prices are one because the economy is doing so well. speculators on the market are driving prices up t. 2, crude-oil. barrels are 95 to $100 a barrel. the third is a lot of processors are switching over to the summer's last spring land.
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capacity goes down a little bit when they do that and the prices go up. -- summer /spranring bland >> police have released the name of a teenager and was found dead in fairfield park last week. investigators are still try to figure out who killed her and why. 13 year- old genelle conway's body was discovered friday morning at allen witt park. family members said the teenager was strangled but police to have been investigating the crime are not yet confirmed that.
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investigators as a victim lived with a foster family in nearby suisun city. she boarded a school bus thursday morning and was seen in class but never made at home thursday afternoon. >> police are searching for a gunman who they say shot two women and his soul with another one -- pestis stilpistol whipped another one. police say a suspect pointed a gun at one of the victims and demanded her purse, a struggle ensued and the
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suspect shot her and the neck. they say the suspect then struggle with the second victim and shot her in the leg before running away empty-handed. police in livermore are asking residents of the southern part of the city to lock their doors and windows >> there's been rise in home burglaries. this is exactly what happened. all burglaries' happen on january 31st on windsor way, have the road and cal-ais avenue. >> we don't have to agree on everything to agree it's time to do something. there will not be perfect ll not save every life but we can make a difference. that is our responsibility. >> the president is calling
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>> while authorities
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investigate the cause of the 34 minutes to burble black out, documents show that superdome officials were worried last fall about losing power at the big game. officials warned in a october memo that tests on the domes and electrical feeders showed the k and a chance of failure. -- the decay the state and engineering staff also had concerns regarding the reliability of power service to the dome. city officials express confidence what that the black out would not hurt the city's post hopes of posting the championship again. >> more than 108 million people watched the super bowl, a huge number but not record-setting. the nielsen co. said sunday's game was the third most viewed program in television history. both the 2010 and
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2011 games at the 111 million mark. football viewership in general decline this year. with a thrilling finish, this year's game did become the fourth super bowl to record more than 100 million visitors. >> coming up on kron4 morning news and the list out this morning of the college is that given the most bang for your buck. the oakland a's are making moves before spring training, more on the latest rage, nextlatest and would debate advocates free zone on your flight? we will talk about in the program offered offered by one airline coming up.
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to travel whenever you want. visit citi.com/thankyoucards to apply. >> walked bacand welcome back pe in pittsburg arrested the hit-and-run driver who injured a woman and her two young children. the incident happened on crest you drive near lee land road last
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night. well the kids on a bike and the other was in a stroller. all three victims were taken to hospital. the boy scouts of america are considering isn't lifting of their national band of the members. a three day meeting began yesterday. the organization says the decision will be likely tomorrow. former leaders and activists delivered a petition with 1.4 million signatures to their taxes headquarters. today the 49ers the back of the bay area, the niners will have a team meeting at 9:00 a.m. and then be available for interviews. coach harbaugh is expected to speak more about the game at has a 11:00 a.m. press conference. kron4 will be there and you can catch it live on our 247 news channel, comcast 193. >> it is looking pretty foggy for our lives out for mt. tam this morning. thank at the cloud cover, it is keeping us warmer. the cast
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four takes a look at temperatures throughout today and you can see by 12:00, mainly '50s for most of us. we will get a couple of degrees by 3:00 p.m.. afternoon highs look like we have the potential for seeing 60s for the north bay. mid to upper 50s for the afternoon highs and by 8:00 p.m. tonight it will get pretty chilly, '40's and '50's yet again. temperatures for today, a little cooler than yesterday fremont 56, 57 santa clara and campbell. livermore it came in at 65 yesterday, to david d. six. 58 pleasanton, 57 pittsburg, downtown san francisco 57. satellite and radar picture show cloud cover low and
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high clouds. some of the clouds will stick around into the afternoon. we're dry for now but the cold front will approach thursday and to friday. instability is associated with it so light rain and the potential for some thunderstorms. it will mostly be over the coastal waters. into the weekend, sunshine and mild weather returns. temperatures in the upper 50's, low 60s. and loews, the temperature is back to the freezing mark. >> we're looking at improving conditions, not tracking in the hot spots right now. the toll plaza of the bay bridge westbound as you can see the backup is almost completely disappeared here. this is been the pattern for the last week and a half. the san mateo bridge commute is also easy, a 11 minute drive time across the span. the golden gate bridge is close to its peak in terms of traffic volume. no delays as
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you come past the south tower, just a little slowing. it's a little sluggish in spots on 24 westbound but that is also to be expected in the south bay. slow traffic is here on northbound 87, early morning accident still swelling the ride. it was at carter and is still slowing things from highway 85. and then no north bay 35 minutes drive time had it from about 21 01 southbound. the drive time 37 down to the golden gate bridge. >> the present college revealeprinceton college previv
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has released its list the best value colleges of 2013. it is a list of 150 schools that says it offers the best bang for the buck. the top five public-school see as you and long beach, christopher newport university in virginia, clemson university and a charleston university, both in south carolina and cuny brooklyn college in new york. the top five private schools and hers college in massachusetts, bard college and bernard college of both in york, bates college in maine, boston college in massachusetts. the princeton review says all the schools are demanding academically.
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on average they admitted fewer than half of its applicants. >> bay area sports, sharks adapts and anaheim. logan couture looking for his sixth goal of the season and just nine games. league and the first period, scoring list. the door is right out in front to poke the puck and that and pick up his sixth goal of the year 10 sharks. third period tied 11 sheldon sori a slapshot from way downtown against thomas greiss for the go-ahead goal 21 anaheim. i know that's when 21. a's have landed and fielder dered lowrie from the astros
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a 5 player deal less than two weeks before spring training workouts. the a's give up power back chris carter along with highly touted prospect pitcher brad a peacock and catcher max stassi. >> overseas airlines i now offering quiet zones. children under age 12 are no longer allowed in the first seven rows of certain arab asia axed flights. the airline primarily serves china, taiwan, japan, south korea and australia. airline executives call the quiet zones a " heavenly package for those who want peace of mind " you will pay between 11 and $36 for the privilege. quiet zones on air asia ax also have a softer lighting, the biter curtains and separate toilets.
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san francisco transit officials are hoping a new private bus stop at van ness and union street will help ease traffic during commute hours. the stop is for private settles offering bus service to companies like google, apple, and genentech. is to be is that a bus stop of its kind in this city. there's always one near eighth and market streets. muni is opening stops like this will keep private commuter shuttles from blocking muni buses during the commute. >> california's highest court is scheduled to hear arguments today on whether local governments can be and retail pot dispensaries within their borders. about some other cities and countries ought counties already have but this will be the first time the state supreme court will consider the issue. medical marijuana advocates say is state law allows local governments to set limits on dispensaries
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>> coming up at nine police in pittsburg continue to investigate a had run crass that injured four people. we will have a live report on the same. plus new information this morning on the main suspect in the kevin collins kidnapping case. those details are coming up.
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(male announcer) live from the bay area here is your kron 4 news >> good morning and an update on a hit and run and pittsburg that injured three people. a live report is coming up. >> the boy scouts of america meeting today to consider their ban on gay members. we will talk about the bay area man was involved with the
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movement to reverse the ban. >> the 49ers are, in the bay area today. the jim harbaugh takes us that the banks his fans. >> it is national weatherperson appreciation day. good morning. >> good morning. it is a cold start to this tuesday morning, haywarconcord upper 3', livermore a 38, pleasanton 36. he conceived in the shot of the golden gate bridge we have the clouds out there. they will stick around for the early morning hours. later on today a mixture of sun and clouds. partly cloudy conditions, it will be cool this evening. cloud cover and chilly. changes in the forecast including showers. more details coming out of the first year is george. >> we are not looking at any
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hot spots. bay bridge toll plaza has light traffic now. clubman the drive time out of the macarthur maze. the san mateo bridge highway 92 is backed down to a 11 minute commute time, east and westbound. the golden gate bridge ride looks good. it is a little heavy right now from the south tower, there are no problems for your commute from here into downtown san francisco. >> investigators are at a hit-and-run crashed in pittsburg mike pelton is live on the scene. >> a 24 year-old was arrested in connection with this hit and run. it happened at this cross word about 545 last night. police say 24 year-old driver struck a woman and two young
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children. the two children are 7 and 1 year old. the seven year-old was on the i bike at the time, the one- year-old was in a stroller. they both serve but not threatening injuries. the 29 year-old woman should be released from hospital this morning. the suspect noe delgado is in that jail facing eight felony charge. when neighbors spoke about the dangers of this crosswalk. >> mothers and kids used this trail to get to railroad ave. across the street there. it is very dangerous. all the cars are speeding. they shoot tahrir at 30 or 40 mi. an hour. >> police did not know what led to the 23 year-old hitting the three people. >> and other bay area
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natives, police are searching for two suspects it is a brutally attacked an elderly woman during a home invasion in san jose. there is a sketch of one of the suspects. they say it all started last friday night when a 75 year-old woman noticed two men outside trying to break into her daughter's car. the woman opened a window and tried to scare them away. that is when she is attacked by one of the suspects. the victim's son and law says he's in disbelief over what happened. >> she heard the alarm going off in some was breaking in the car. she yelled out of the window to tell them to scare them off and get away. they ran and jumped through the window and started beating her in the house but she was able to get out and then they beat her out here. >> she was plunged repeatedly in the face and kicked in the ribs. she suffered a fractured nose, two black eyes and other
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injuries. her son-in-law said she sore but she is doing well. >> former boy scout leaders and activist delivered a petition with 14 4 million signatures of irvine test as headquarters of the boy scouts of america are urging the organization and its ban on gay members and leaders. scatting executives said they were considering dropping the national ban during a three day meeting that began yesterday. one of the people delivering the distance was eric anderson of more about california whose son ryan was denied an eagle scout badge last year because he's openly gay. on saturday texas governor rick perry an eagle scout, told reporters he thought the ban should stay. on sunday present obama said on cbs of the boy scouts to drop the ban. a decision is expected tomorrow. >> later this morning we will hear from sampras as those 49ers head coach jim
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harbaugh. the team got in the bay area yesterday afternoon. the niners will be giving interviews about as a verbal act of the team meeting at 9:00 a.m.. coach harbaugh is expected to speak more about the game that is 11:00 a.m. press conference. we will carry every live on a 247 news channel which comcast 93.93. the niners came home yesterday to the crowds of fans. jim harbaugh gave a briefing as he drove away. >> (cheers & applause) >> thank you very much! it was a great run, thanks for all your support. >> one fan said holding or something. >> i think he was trying to goad him. >> i think everyone is is feeling they had a great recovery. gary said they were the second-best team in the nation, what is wrong with that?
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>> gas prices have been going up in the bay area and nationally. will have a live report from jackie sissel coming up with more on the gas prices. >> 9:06 a.m. and we'll be back in a couple of minutes. a live look at the golden gate bridge, things look good, traffic is light.
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>> california has filed a lawsuit against debt rating agency standard and poor is claiming it and full inflated its ratings of certain investments, costing the state public pension funds and other investors billions of dollars. attorney general come mollah here is a just filed a lawsuit in san francisco superior court. it comes a day after the federal government filed a complaint against tattered and worn as accusing the company of fraud for getting high raven's too risky mortgage bonds that helped bring about the financial crisis. it was the first enforcement agaaction at the federal government has taken against the major rating agency
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related to a financial crisis. as of the has denied wrongdoing in the case. >> president obama was asked congress today to come up with tens of billions of dollars in short-term spending cuts and tax revenue. it is to put off the automatic cuts across the board that we are scheduled to kick in next month. the automatic cuts if they're allowed to proceed, could require widespread layoffs and the fact defense programs in domestic spending accounts. this move will allow callers to work on a long-term, your budget would more than a jillion dollars in cuts. the president will make these remarks at 10:15 a.m. you could watch it on our 247 channel, comcast 193. >> the cbc is recalling about 1400 of its i-miev electric cars across the
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country because a break but can fail. the automaker says the recall affects 2012 models made from december 2, 2011 through september 7, 2012. i detect a beckham pawn can stop working. i can reduce breaking power, increase stopping distances and raise the risk of a crash. mitsubishi says no crashes or injuries have been reported. the problem was discovered when the company got a complaint from a customer in japan.
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>> rob black our financial expert talking winners and losers. dell going private after 25 years of a publicly traded company. >> it is tear jerking. (laughter) michael dell was once an act passed in the 1990's what he would do if he was ceo of apple. he said he would shut it down and turn the catch back over to the shareholders. he is doing it now. he is focusing on new strategies. he is obviously going to fire some people. when they go public again they will probably get rid of the pc division. it is slowly dying. >> what gate is payout to go away? >> something like that.
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>> the pc is just dying away. >> you can get a pretty good piece the third $200. >> dude i have a dell. >> he >> deyou have a dell (laughter) they say if you extrapolate the numbers and look at all the illegal bookies it would a bit about $10 billion the house one $7.2 million in nevada this is a horrible outcome for the sports books. the underdog one and a high-scoring game. >> and john r. blocharbaugh kill
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them with that safety. he really put a dent in vegas. >> the house is one of 21 out of 23 years in vegas. >> there'll probably be a bad bet on a black out and more state the bats to. >> housing numbers are great. holmes' advance in december. if you put all the numbers of 2012 together at a percent. arizona had a big win but how starkly prices only comprise about 3
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to 4%. >> should i share my cells of wind and? >> that is a huge winner. i like the company enormously. the stock market gets murdered and there's blood and people are jumping out of buildings. it might be something that is attractive. if you what should buy a little bit now and a little bit in the future. >> there are some pretty large swings for a link and add a daily basis. >how do they make money? >> advertisers >> if you have a question for robert posted on his
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facebook fan page and we will answer it on the kron4 morning news. >> 9:18 a.m. and let's get a look at the weather. >> we have cloudy skies out there. the fog is not a problem compared to yesterday. temperatures are still on the cool side sunnyvale 41, san jose 48, saidmountain view 41. today, areas of patchy fog, otherwise a mixture of sun and clouds. tomorrow lots of sun but still on the cool side. we will be dry. we're looking at showers first thursday but the weekend looks to be dry. temperatures right now 50 hayward, 49 fremont, mid 49 down sound sam francisco,
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san mateo and sam ride would 5353. by thursday we will see this ours come through. by friday morning things will start to dry up. a slight chance for some lingering showers by friday morning. for today most of the showers are staying well to the north of us. the chance for set for new, temperatures will be in the '50s. into the afternoon by 3:00 today we have green which means some 60s. north bay, a santa rosa and into napa. most of us will be right around seasonal average for this time of year. by 8:00 this evening we will cool things down.
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the blue means of 40's and 50's by eight this evening. i for today that the seven santa clara san jose, 56 fremont, milpitas 59, walnut creek 57, pleasanton upper 50s, livermore 56. mid-50s for novato, net of 59, downtown san francisco mid- 50s. ocean beach 53, berkeley and oakland upper 50s. 7 day around the bay forecast shows tomorrow milder around 60 degrees. partly cloudy conditions and thursday showers are likely. not a big rainmaker so we are not worried about a lot of rain coming through the area. friday may be a slight chance for showers mainly in
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the morning. by afternoon it will be cleared out. the weekend looked good. saturday sunday looking nice, not quite on the mild side of low 60s by its sunday and monday plenty of sunshine. titahoe knows no and the last 24 hours. 30's to the 90 in. norstar 36 to 79 in., squaw valley 96 in.. a little bit of fresh powder coming through thursday and friday. 9:21 a.m. and here is george with traffic. >> late delays for bart this morning. they're having the equipment problems at daly city. that will account for delays at it out down. if you are taking part 2 s f zero or two millbrae you could be delayed as much as 20 minutes. you may recall last week there were problems at s f o millbrae
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with liz cover board. it may be related to those problems but they're saying it is late delays on the outbound portion of that trip. the rest of the freeway traffic is not doing badly. we're not tracking hot spots, starting with the bridge check. ride looks good was the interstate 80, no delays and to the toll plaza. 92 the cemetery aborigines the 11 minute drive time eastbound and westbound. the commute to the golden gate bridge was heavy a few moments ago and has already peaked and things are getting wider as the morning wears on. traffic maps show drive times improving. east shore freeway below 20 minutes, westbound 24 looks good. south bay freeways, even 87 delays at kirchner have cleared up. 280 looks good for cupertino. we're back down to 30 minutes drive times or less from marin
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county from the bottle to the golden gate bridge. >> de remember what it was like out 37 years ago? this is video from our archives. as an called a snowstorm 1976. snow blanketed the bay area on february 5th, 37 years ago. you can see snow covering cars and roads. >> we had an inch of snow in san francisco on that date. 5 in. atop twin peaks. >> you can see the kids using cardboard as a sled. >> look at the smiles. >> of that big a champion
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lindsay vonn crashed and apparently her right knee during the opening day at super g the alpine ski world championships and austria. here's a picture of her getting air lifted. austria's ski federation president says doctors told him that she tore her cruciate collateral ligaments. the 20 year-old won the downhill gold in the 2010 olympics in vancouver and is the fourth time overall alpine world cup champion. this is the san jose 1 01 an traffic is on the right-hand side. we will be back in a couple of minutes.
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>> an update on the case against georgia zimmerman at the neighborhood watch leader accused of shooting florida teenager trayvon martin. a judge is morning denied a defense request to delay the trial. zimmerman attorneys asked the judge to push to trial for mid june back to november. oakland and the prosecution has an slow in turning over needed evidence. the judge disagreed sang the attorneys have had enough time to review the case. zimmerman is claiming he acted in self-defense and shooting martin last year. his pleaded not guilty to second-degree murder. we will be back in just a few minutes. ever since mom and dad
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>> we do have rain showers that will be coming our way. i will talk about the timing coming up a little later. >> we are not tracking any freeway hot spots. bards this recurring from an earlier problem. there are delays add fzeroat sfo. we are
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problem free for the commute in the westbound direction. the golden gate bridge is passed the peak and it should be an easier trip. they have added a third lane in the northbound direction. >> we are following this a developing news out of the east bay, where police in pittsburgh have arrested a hit-and-run driver who entered a woman and her children. the driver, will you see here, has been identified as 24 year-old noe delgado of pittsburg. authorities said that the incident happened on crest few drive, near ly lim road last night. all three victims were taken to the hospital. delgado did not show any obvious signs of intoxication. he is being held on $50,000 bail out at county jail and martinez. >> new this morning, a
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bowling has asked the federal aviation administration to allow test flights to the 787 dream liner while investigators work to uncover the source of the battery problems. a boeing spokesman said it is still waiting for a response from the faa. a federal probe into electrical fires have brought off 50 boeing 787 dream liners. 58 customers around aglow have ordered 848 of the $200 million jets. >> watching gas prices this morning. that average continues to rise both nationally and here in the bay area. to get you more news faster we will go to jackies sizzle who joins us live from san francisco. >> take a look at these
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californian numbers. according to triple a. there are $3.95. it has been up 33¢ within one month. it has been 14¢ within one week. how bad is it here in the bay area? it is $393.395. there stating that there are several reasons that the gas prices are increasing. there stating that the price of gas has gone up due to them using the summer and blandblend. this means that the capabilities are down and that the supply
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has gone up perry ed the really bad news and all of this is that the prices are going up on the analyst added the they will continue to rise during the month of april. >> bay area news, police have released the name of the teenage girl who was found dead in a fairfield park last week. investigators are still trying to figure out who killed her and why. genelle conway's body was discovered friday morning at alan wiggins park. family members said that the teenage girl was strangled, but police, who have been investigating the crime are not yet confirming that. investigators are saying that the victim lived with a foster family in nearby suisun city. she boarded a school bus on thursday
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morning and was seen in class, but she never made it home. >> police do not have a suspect yet, but there are looking through a lot of surveillance video. >> we have tracked down new information on the prime suspect in the kidnapping of kevin collins. the san francisco abduction made national headlines in 1984. maureen kelly spoke to the man's former employer. this is a story that you will see only on channel 4. >> he did contract pending work and the owner of the business did not want to be seen on camera. he was shocked to see this. she says that the man that she knew as kelly was very nice and friendly. she stated
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that that the couple was in love. she stated that he worked from his home in 1997. she stated that he was autistic and he painted in fixed cars. she stated that his hands became crippled with arthritis and he was not able to do much work. he was very distraught over his partners and death that he moved away to canada. >> we will be right back as kron 4 morning news continues. here is a live look outside in walnut creek and the 680 commute.
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>> in nationals, officials say a 5 year-old boy has been safely freed after
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officers stormed an underground bunker in alabama and shot the 65 year-old armed paper. agents rescued of the child and yesterday from the gunmen who they say have become increasingly agitated. the gunmen have been identified as a edge jimmy lee dykes. authorities said the dikes took the child from a crowded school bus late last month after fatally shooting the driver of the bus. >> developing tools, government records show a tour bus that crashed and killed seven people in southern california sunday night had at least 22 safety violations, including trouble with its brakes. the bus careened out of control in the san bernadine no mountains near yucaipa. we have now learned that the
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break issues were noted in at least three inspections since 2011. that same tour bus was also flagged eight times for maintenance problems in the last four months. the bus was carrying a group from tijuana, mexico return from a ski trip when the bus slammed into another vehicle perry x five women, a man and a 30 year-old boy were killed. >> coming up on kron 4 news we will take a quick break, but first we have a quick programming reminder. coming up after kron 4 morning news at 10:00 a.m.. the woman accused of running a multimillion-dollar prostitution ring out of our new york apartment says that she is ready to not come clean to dr. phil. will she
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rethink possible. >> the time is now 9:45 a.m.. the top stories we're following this hour. police in pittsburgh have arrested a hit-and-run driver injured a woman and her two children. the driver will you see right here, has been
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identified as 24 year-old noe delgado a pittsburg. he is being held on a $50,000 bail at the county jail and martinez. >> the boy scouts of america are considering lifting their national ben of day members perry ed a. three day meeting began yesterday. the organization says a decision will be likely to mark. former leaders and activists the delivered a petition with 1.4 million signatures to their texas headquarters. >> the 49ers are back in the bay area. today the niners will have a team meeting at 9:00 a.m. and then will be available for interviews. coach harbaugh is expected to speak more about the game at his 11:00 a.m. press conference. kron 4 will be there and you can watch it live on our 24-7 channel,
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comcast 193. >> the temperatures right now what is at 52 in oakland and 57 in oakland. it is 47 degrees right now in vallejo. downtown san francisco is coming in at 51 degrees. we have to cold fronts that are going to be coming through. we would just see some cloudy conditions but the temperatures will be on the cool side. it is nothing that will be too drastic. tomorrow was a mixture of sun and clouds. the second cold front will come through on thursday and we will be have been scattered showers for thursday and lingering until friday morning. future cast say set by noon time we would generally be in the 40's and 50's. most of us will see 50s. by 3:00 p.m.
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when will see this especially in the north bay. by 8:00 p.m. tonight will cool down >> your high today where you live 57 degrees in sunnyvale and santa clara. campbell will be close to 60's. san jose will be about 57 degrees. walnut creek was a 57 and castro valley was a 56 perry ed the north bay temperatures will be in the mid '50s for novato. downtown san francisco will comment at 55 along with san bruno perry ed this is right around average for most of us. your 7 day around the bay shows that we will have milder temperatures for tomorrow. we will see a
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little bit more sunshine for tomorrow. thursday we did will see some showers but not a lot. is to be cleared by friday evening. there will be a lot of sunshine for the weekend perry ed the time now is 9:49 a.m.. >> i have the bard map up concerning the delays in daly city. they are having equipment problems. there are recovering from this problem but they have not stated that they have fixed it. if you ae going test f o you should be aware that you may be having some delays. where are not tracking any freeway highway spots. there is light traffic at the bay bridge before 10:00 a.m.. here at
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the san mateo bridge to they have an 11 minute commute time. on highway 101 across the golden gate bridge into san francisco you will find an easy ride in the traffic is like. >> new this morning, the princeton college review has released its list of the best that you colleges of 2013. if this is the list of 150 schools that it says offers of the best for the buck. the top five public schools on the lists include c s u in long beach, christopher 0 newport university in virginia, clemson university and troughs in university, both in south carolina. and see you in ny at brooklyn college in new york.
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>> the top five private schools on the list include elmhurst college in massachusetts, bard college of of bernard college both men and new york. bates college in maine, and boston college in massachusetts. the princeton review says that all of these schools are demanding academically. on average, they admitted fewer than half of its applicants. >> the bay area sports, sharks' and adults. low again looking for his sixth goal of the season in just nine games. last first. kamel they were scoreless. but to the right in front of him was the pulp and he picked up that sixth goal of
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the year. this is the score at 1 to zero sharks'. third period, there were tied 1 to 1. sheldon took a slap shot from way downtown that gets by thomas for the go-ahead which he brings the game to 2 to 1. final the ducks win two to one. this is the sharks' first regulation loss. >> overseas airlines are not offering " a quiet zones " children under the age of 12 are no longer allowed in the first seven rows on certain flights. the airline primarily serves china, taiwan, japan, south korea and australia. airline executives call the " quiet zones " a heavily package
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for those who want peace of mind. you will pay between $11.30 $6 for this privilege. >> we will be right back.
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>> that is it for us this morning. we will see you back tomorrow morning.